Kim Hyun Joong is still on his military service at the moment which he will finish in February this year. In his recent news, he supposedly wrote a letter thanking all his fans who supported him throughout his unfortunate situation. This is in relation to his ex-girlfriend’s feud which will hopefully end after her indictment. Just recently, Kim Hyun Joong is not found guilty of all the charges his ex-girlfriend accused him with. This specifically refers to physical abuse and pregnancy abandonment. According to Koreaboo , the handwritten note and his photos while lounging on the beach with his dog were posted last January 24 by KeyEast Entertainment. This also came with a personal note from the same company sharing his upcoming discharge from the military. It notably urges the avid fans to still show their support and love for the idol. On the other hand, Kim Hyun Joong’s letter says that he is finally ready to greet everybody after the dark storm. He remarkably said as well that he has a lot of stories and he personally wants to tell it to his loving supporters. The former SS501 member also claimed that they are indeed his strength and his
After last year’s scandalous affair with Kim Min-Hee, one of the best Korean movie director Hong Sang-Soo is reported to work with her again. Their affair has been a public scrutiny and Hong is in the process for divorce. His new movie titled “On the Beach at Night” starring Kim as reported by Stoo News . The movie has been selected for Golden Bear Award competition in the 67th Berlin International Film Festival in February. Hong is considered as one of the best movie director in Korea. His works have been widely received and acclaimed by international film critics as the real depiction of human relationship without exaggeration. His movies are known to have very good reputation in international film festival, but not commercially successful. His first encounter with Kim occurred during filming of his award winning movie “Right Now, Wrong Then” in 2015. The movie won Golden Leopard, the highest award in the 68th Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland and also Best Actor for Jung Jae-young. The 55-year-old director began an affair with Kim after filming the movie in 2016. Hong was married with his wife, and when the news about the scandal brokeout in June 2016, they
JYP Entertainment is doing its best to protect their precious artists. JYP is currently doing some action against the unnecessary hate and sexual harassment Twice members are getting. According to Allkpop , JYP Entertainment has released statement regarding the uncontrollable hate that Twice is getting from online posts and comments. “Hello, this is JYP Entertainment. We announce that from now on we will be taking strong action against all posts and comments on online communities and SNS platforms containing sexually harassing content, malicious rumors, false information, and defaming statements regarding TWICE and their members. We have been receiving reports and monitoring malicious posts about TWICE, and have continuously checked the degree of the situation. Recently, we came to the decision that the number and degree of malicious posts have come to a point where we can no longer watch in silence. We officially announce that plan to to take strong actions to protect the rights of our artist, as well as their mental and physical health. Recently, cases such as theses have generally increased in society, leading to a stronger degree of punishment for the malicious actions happening online. We’re currently in the process of looking over past posts with
Shinhwa member Eric Mun gives advice to BEAST for their legal battle with the former agency to keep their original group’s name. BEAST is now using the name B2ST, because their former agency said they own the trademark for the name BEAST. Eric and his group Shinhwa had been in the same situation with BEAST BEAST has been using the name B2ST after they decided to not extend their contract with Cube Entertainment in December 2016. They formed new company Around US Entertainment to manage their activities on Dec. 15, 2016. Mun and his six members faced the similar situation with BEAST in 2003. When he and his group Shinhwa ended their contract with SM Entertainment. Based on his experience he shared one important thing as reported by Insight . He emphasized the importance of the members to stay as one voice in regard to the legal issue. “I am telling them the most basic thing is to stay together and have one voice,” Mun said. “I can’t advice other than that, because I don’t know the nature of the legal issues.” According to YTN , reporter suddenly asked Shinhwa in the press conference of their comeback concert about BEAST.
In a recent Instagram post on Sulli’s account, the artist was quoted saying “Lolita, lolita, don’t go overboard. Leave insults somewhere more appropriate and just look at my pretty face instead.” This issued as the Kpop artist figured in yet another controversy. On her social media account, she propped a photo of her wearing an oversized sweatshirt, her face showing in what appeared to be the whole of the oversized hoodie. per Soompi . As expected, this made netizens aflame with the Lolita tag she has been stigmatized in recent months.The netizens reactions follow a string of sexual Lolita accusations ranging from a photo she posted in August 2016- she wandering on a green field in matching black- gray sweatshirt and pants obviously bearing no bra on. Still, another is a photo she doorposts with her friend Hara-chii in a shirt with bodies fused together as they look at Rota ( a famous photographer) taking their photos. Both flaunt their bodies wrapped in a big shirt. Their silhouettes explicitly showing no clothes on. A bigger brouhaha, however, attaches to her relationship with her current boyfriend Choi. Her ties with him had spurned so many controversies that made her adjunct Lolita
Seungri, the youngest member of Big Bang is entrapped in a sex scandal with his ex-girlfriend, a Japanese model. As he was found to enter the hotel with her and allegedly spend the night. The news broke out in Japan on Wednesday, Dec. 14. Japanese new outlet Shukan Bunshun posted a picture of Seungri entered a hotel room with a woman after they had a meal together on Dec. 5.
SBS finally decided to terminate its long running variety show “Running Man” after a humiliating blunder the management team made to three of its cast members. The show will run until February before fully terminated. The production team made an emergency meeting on Friday, Dec. 16 to find the best way to deal with a series of humiliating blunder they made to their cast members. According to Yonhap News Agency , they finally decided to permanently ended the show. The mishap occurred when Gary was reported to resign from the show last week. Afterward, the production team announced the season 2 without two other members who were reported to leave the show, Song Ji-Hyo and Kim Jong-Kook. Later on, Song and Kim said they never made a decision to leave the show, nor being informed with the new season. Subsequently, it turned out to be the trick from program director (PD) Lee Hwan-Jin who has been in charge with “Running Man” since July 2016. Since he was unable to sustain the rating of the show, he decided to get rid of the current cast member and create Season 2 of the show. While its main competitor, KBS variety show “1 Night
For a long time, L.O.V.E. had been disappointed with the lack of attention NU’EST had been getting from Pledis Entertainment. Fans have said that NU’EST had got less the short end of the stick on all matters. Mentioned below are some of the problems. Prior announcement on official schedules is lacking The uploading of the boys’ schedule was done late which means the fans did not know about the attended schedules. Thus fans could not attend the events, in which NU’EST participated. Sometimes when a weekly schedule was uploaded some of the official performances were missed out. By overlapping each other the plans were scheduled which meant the cancellation of one event and fans were not previously informed. Sometimes cancellation of an event was uploaded. Promotions of albums In the middle of album promotions in Korea, NU’EST promotions were cut off as the boys had to head to overseas concerts. Due to this, the boys had to take the subways and buses for promotions and they did not have any manager. Promotions in excess in Japan and other countries and none in Korea The fact that NU’EST’s album has only been promoted in Japan led to fans becoming puzzled really unhappy,
VIXX fans club Starlight was reported to be upset with the alleged relationship between a mysterious female fan and Leo. The fans club members want some explanation, but Leo closed access to his Instagram and made it private. The news about this alleged relationship has been spreading among Starlight members since mid-November. According to Allkpop , the fans club members were furious over alleged relationship between Leo and a woman who is identified by her twitter accoount as @Bunny_of_J. Leo and the mysterious fan woman sent each other a love message over their social media. On one occassion, she posted a picture of Leo and her celebrating her birthday. She also seems to know Leo’s family and sending gifts to his baby nephew. Starlight members also got angry when Leo thanked her for the present she gave him during the fansigning event. This angered them because VIXX members are not allowed to take home presents from fans at such event. But Leo did and even posted a photo of the present, therefore making the fans really angry. Following the outrage from Starlight, Leo set his Instagram to private. Meanwhile, the woman, @Bunny_of_J, also set her Twitter account into private; the only
Artists in the K-Pop business go through a packaging process throughout different facets of entertainment. Everyone starts out with a group – some become standouts and venture forth on solo projects, and some graduate to become lead stars on K-dramas. Sulli, best known for being a former member of girl group f(x), certainly fits the profile of an aspiring prospect in K-drama, having gone famous first for her membership in a group. Her recent departure from f(x) means that she has all the time now to fulfill her potential as an artist. Sulli and the road to K-Drama stardom Sulli departed f(x) due to controversies regarding her lifestyle, which spread like wildfire in social media. Such was aggravated by her relationship with an ex-boyfriend – an issue that were at odds with f(x)’s continuing quest for success. Nonetheless, it now appears that Sulli isn’t regretting her decision to go solo one bit. Many of her fans are convinced that she’s well enough to feature in acting roles. One thing about Sulli’s stint in f(x) though, is that she never expressed any strong desire to venture into acting professionally using her membership in the group as an entry point, as she